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Signs of the Times: 1843

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The widely publicized predictions of William Miller increased the millennial expectation. It was, to take the title of a millennialist newspaper, one of the Signs of the Times. Miller's preaching ... More


Discerning the Signs of the Times: The Relevance of Niebuhr’s Theological Vision to the Cold War

Scott R. Erwin

in The Theological Vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's The Irony of American History: “In the Battle and Above It”

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678372
eISBN:
9780191757808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678372.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter examines Niebuhr’s efforts in the years immediately preceding the publication of Irony to apply his theological vision to the rapidly escalating Cold War between the United States and ... More


Captains of Industry, Lords of Misrule: Carlyle and the Second Scottish Enlightenment

Christopher Harvie

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Catholic Apostolic Church was one of the lesser-known Scots influences on the Second German Empire, which was founded by Thomas Carlyle's friend Edward Irving. Carlyle identified himself so much ... More


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